Nov 20, 2012 7:00pm PST
volume was lighter-- 641 million shares on the big board; under 1.6 billion on the nasdaq. the healthcare and financial sectors saw the best gains, up a half percent each. technology was the hardest hit, down six tenths of a percent. and that's because of the big drop in hewlett-packard. the stock was hit by its massive write-down, which we reported on earlier, and a disappointing outlook. shares fell 12%. volume was huge, more than six times normal. at $11.71 per share, this is h-p's lowest stock price since the mid-1990s. it has lost more than half its value we have a deeper dive into hewlett-packard's stock chart. it is on our web site, nbr.com. click on the "blogs" tab and look for michael kahn. h-p's outlook also hung over other companies that are big in the traditional computer market. semiconductor maker intel dropped 3.7% to a new 52-week low. intel has been criticized for being late to get more involved in the mobile computing market. disk drive maker western digital fell 2.6%. advanced micro devices, another semiconductor company hit by weak personal computer demand, fell 2.1%.
Nov 28, 2012 12:00am PST
different likes, some of them. >> rose: you would say that about the obama -- healthcare reform act as well? >> well i dissented in that case. >> rose: yes, i did. what would you say about the warren court? >> was that a time that you believed that the judicial activism -- >> that's where it all began, i think. >> why did it begin then? >> i don't know why. warren was a very influential person, he was less a lawyer than he was an executive. >> rose: and a politician. >> and a politician, yes. >> and he probably. >> rose: he will probably be judged as one of the most influential chief justices. >> he probably will. yes. he probably will. >> rose: boy that must -- does that hurt? >> rose: does that hurt? does it? >> rose: but assess your own performance so far for me. i mean by that. >> grade it. >> rose: yes. >> i don't want to give -- >> rose: he said that to me. >> okay. >> rose: he said -- >> you ask this question all the time? >> rose: i do. i ask people to grade themselves. but i am serious though. have you had the impact that you believe you would like to have? and the answer has to b